"Hess Bed" incubators at Bradford Memorial Hospital for Babies

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Title

"Hess Bed" incubators at Bradford Memorial Hospital for Babies

Subject

Incubators, Infant; Infant, Premature; Hospitals--history; Hospitals, Pediatric--history

Description

At Bradford Memorial Hospital, "Hess Beds" for premature and sickly infants replaced the improvised incubators (warmed by heated bricks) used at "Baby Camp." Named for their inventor, Dr. Julius H. Hess, these beds circulated hot water between inner and outer layers of a large oval metal basket.

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division Dallas Public Library.

Date

Milestone date: Circa 1935
Creation date: Circa 1935

Rights

This item may be copyright protected. If so, fair use printing and downloading are allowed for educational purposes only. Distribution, particularly for commercial purposes, requires permission from Dallas Public Library.

Identifier

ext_00007

Rights Holder

Dallas Public Library

Geolocation

Citation

Unknown, “"Hess Bed" incubators at Bradford Memorial Hospital for Babies,” Exhibits, accessed January 19, 2018, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/62.